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Monday, May 25, 2009


bake sale goodies :: strawberry cupcakes

this saturday we had the second of 2 bake sales for bb's school. one in the fall and one in the spring. it seems to work out well! for this one i made these kick-ass strawberry muffins. i used this recipe and my only complaint is that i wish the cupcakes had more of a strawberry flavor. however, once the frosting is on i can see why the cakes are less strawberry-y. still. i craved more intense flavor.

i was delighted, of course, to have the underwear chef in the kitchen with me.

i also made Oatmeal Banana Muffins w/ Chocolate Chips and the Cookie Carnival cookie for this month-- hazelnut macaroon sandwiches. i've blogged about the muffins before on a different blog that i used to write on the Content Quake network (it says annie so-and-so posted it, but i assure you, it was me). this recipe is one of my absolute favorite muffin recipes. and when you make them with organic ingredients, fresh eggs from a local farm and with dark chocolate chips they are completely irresistible. i swear.

i'll post about the macaroons later on at round-up time, but let's just say this: me and these cookies did NOT get along. more on that later....

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Anonymous gardenmama said...

Oh, Yum! These look great! I am excited about trying your recipes : )

May 27, 2009 at 12:34 PM  
Blogger Rachelle @ "Mommy? I'm Hungry!" said...

Those look great!
Oh gosh! I'm a week behind myself here, when are the macarons due? Maybe I can hurry them up, whioch might end up being a bad thing??? lol

May 28, 2009 at 11:44 AM  
Blogger PheMom said...

What fun! I am still so bummed I never got to make those macs!

June 1, 2009 at 1:30 PM  
OpenID sliceofsueshe said...

lol. that looks like my son, running around in his underwear.

June 2, 2009 at 9:08 PM  

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